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Joint effort brings CPR training to Lincoln students

Published Feb. 24 2017

The classic Bee Gees 1970s tune "Stayin' Alive" blared while Lincoln University students and community leaders learned how to conduct...

LU faculty concerned by definition

Published Feb. 24 2017

Lincoln University's faculty members are concerned with a definition of their jobs approved two weeks ago by LU's Curators —...

Panel authorizes architects to continue fire station plans

Published Feb. 24 2017

The Public Safety Committee of the Jefferson City Council on Thursday authorized Architects Alliance of Jefferson City and Williams Spurgeon...

Local firefighters honored at banquet

Published Feb. 24 2017

The Cole County Fire Protection District recently held its 2016 annual service awards banquet to show appreciation to firefighters for...

Probation granted in meth-related DWI case

Published Feb. 24 2017

A Jefferson City man was placed on five years supervised probation for pleading guilty to operating a vehicle while under...

Public Works: Stormwater system needs total overhaul

Published Feb. 24 2017

Through a mix of words, pictures and numbers, Public Works Director Matt Morasch explained just how much in need of...

'SIX' to headline charity concert

Published Feb. 24 2017

A charity concert to support Toys for Tots will be coming Saturday to the Miller Performing Arts Center in Jefferson...

Jefferson City man found not guilty in sodomy case

Published Feb. 24 2017

A Cole County jury found a Jefferson City man not guilty of a charge of first-degree sodomy or attempted sodomy.

Many 'reasons for freezing' at the 2017 Polar Plunge

Published Feb. 24 2017

The 22nd annual Polar Plunge on Saturday will be the 10th consecutive time Jessie Wells, of Jefferson City, will take...

Holts Summit woman receives probation in child abduction

Published Feb. 24 2017

A Holts Summit woman pleaded guilty to an amended charge in a child-abduction case from May 2015.

Internet outage lasts 9 hours

Published Feb. 23 2017

For much of the day Wednesday, many businesses, homes and some government offices served by CenturyLink in Central Missouri were...

City getting new eyeglass drop-off boxes

Published Feb. 23 2017

In just about any home, one can find a pair of eyeglasses no longer being used.

Advocates rally over Greitens' cuts to Alzheimer's respite funds

Published Feb. 23 2017

Alzheimer's advocates urged legislators Wednesday to support efforts to ask the governor to restore respite care funds to a previous...

Silver-hair lawmakers to converge Tuesday

Published Feb. 23 2017

On Tuesday, Silver-Haired Legislature (SHL) delegates from all over the state will be in Jefferson City to talk with legislators...

Sales tax up for vote in St. Martins

Published Feb. 23 2017

St. Martin's residents will vote April 4 on whether the city will continue collecting a sales tax on the titling...

Appeals court to hear Buescher case in Fulton

Published Feb. 23 2017

Oral arguments before the Missouri Court of Appeals in the highly publicized case of property owner Barbara Buescher vs. Jefferson...

California school counseling program improves

Published Feb. 22 2017

The California School District's counseling program completed its own manual and, at the same time, dramatically improved its assessment rating.

Jefferson City man gets three years for burglaries

Published Feb. 22 2017

A former employee of a Jefferson City wireless phone store has been sentenced to three years in prison for pleading...

County discussing plans for courthouse work

Published Feb. 22 2017

Work to improve the grounds around the Cole County Courthouse began earlier this month, and now, commissioners are looking at...

Senate committee hears 'bathroom bill' testimony

Published Feb. 22 2017

The Missouri Senate Committee on Education met Tuesday to hear testimony on three bills.

First low-water crossing to be replaced

Published Feb. 22 2017

The first of several low-water crossings to be replaced with monies from the Cole County half-cent capital improvement sales tax...

Judge: Moniteau County Library District's illegal

Published Feb. 22 2017

The Moniteau County Library District never was created legally and should be dissolved, Senior Judge Donald Barnes ruled Tuesday.

Multimedia program gets students moving while they learn

Published Feb. 22 2017

To use one's noodle is an expression meaning to think about something, but third-graders at Callaway Hills Elementary School on...